Articles tagged Prime Minister:

MPs need to settle down and put their support behind the government

  • 30 Nov 2020

Eighty years ago, From the 7 September 1940 to 11 May 1941, London and several other major British cities were subjected to intense bombing. The bombing was specifically targeted at civilians and it came to be known as The Blitz. In the nearly six years of the war this period ...

Crexit: only Boris can lead Britain out of the virus lockdown

  • 18 Apr 2020

Dominic Raab, and the medical boffins who accompanied him, came to the No 10 podium to deliver a sombre message. Three more weeks of confinement were necessary, he said, and would not give any hint of rule relaxation to come.  The boffins nodded sagely beside him. Our focus...

Whitehall is in for a shake-up but will it go far enough?

  • 23 Dec 2019

Government is responsible for the provision and delivery of a range of services, directly or indirectly, on a scale no business or charity has to deal with. It is the provider and guardian of our safety and health of last resort. We rely, often unthinkingly, on government to d...

British business needs a fresh approach to the new Tory government

  • 19 Dec 2019

Boris Johnson’s huge General Election victory is good news from the perspective of the political stability that business needs to succeed. The UK government will now continue to be a strong supporter of innovation and enterprise. The principles of the free market and free flow...

Get ready for the Boris revolution

  • 19 Dec 2019

In 2005 Boris Johnson came to Great Yarmouth where I was the parliamentary candidate. I went to pick him up and take him to the event we had planned. He was accompanied by a journalist who was following him around collecting material for a profile they were writing. Sitting in...

Putting Britain back together after the Brexit crisis will not be easy

  • 22 Jan 2019

As each day passes a new snippet of detail, via an interview with a former aide or a passing comment by an old colleague, sheds more light on how David Cameron came to call and subsequently lose the Brexit Referendum. What is emerging is not a picture of political confidence a...